Sports philanthropist, Senator Aruwa is dead
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central zone, have expressed their condolences, while eulogising the late Aruwa for the growth of sports in the country.
I won't wait for results’ announcement before conceding defeat, El-Rufai declares
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has declared that he won't wait for results to be announced before conceding defeat, if he loses the upcoming election.
Kaduna PDP loyalists turn Igbo cultural event to political rally
Candidate shuns peace accord in Kano Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters in Kaduna State, at the weekend, turned the Igbo Cultural Day into a campaign rally when representatives of their governorship candidate stormed the Prison Staff Training College, Barnawa, venue of the event. The jubilant PDP supporters were chanting the party’s slogan despite the presence…
Retired Kaduna workers arrested for praying against El-Rufai’s re-election
No fewer than eight retired workers in Kaduna State have been arrested for allegedly organising Islamic prayers against Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s reelection.
Kaduna government, Arewa leaders mourn Abba Kyari
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai yesterday formally announced the death of former military Governor of the defunct North Central State, Brig. Gen. Abba Kyari.
Buhari urges athletes to unite Nigeria with sports
President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked athletes in the country to give their best to promote unity at the flag off of the Ministry of Interior Games (MIGA), which began yesterday. He said the event was aimed at unearthing new talents for Team Nigeria.
Adegboruwa seeks release of detained Kaduna-based activist
Human rights lawyer, Ebun Olu-Adegboruwa, yesterday appealed to the police and Governor Nasir El-Rufai to direct the immediate release of Mr. Segun Onibiyo, a Kaduna-based activist detained for alleged Facebook post. Onibiyo, an online personality and activist, was arrested by men of the Kaduna State Police Command, allegedly over his Facebook posts considered too critical…
Kaduna lifts curfew in Kachia, continues in other communities
Kaduna State Government Thursday announced that the curfew in Kachia town and its environs has been fully lifted. The government, however, said the night-time curfew in Kasuwan Magani and Kujama continues from 5:00 pm to 6:00 am daily. “The Kaduna State Security Council undertakes regular reviews of the situation in the state. The Council has…
Kaduna state governor and temperament to lead
Until we groom good people for elective office, people who are selfless, driven by a sense of mission, folks who understand the importance of urgency for change, belief in community, do not wear their opinion on their sleeve, avoid flagging religious views in favour of egalitarianism and to stop putting their snout in the trough…